A 3D sculpture by artist Cui Jie
A 3D sculpture by artist Cui Jie on view in Baron Gallery.
Photo credit: John Seyfried

Highlights this academic year include contemporary art from China and the United States (fall), and exhibitions drawn from the Allen’s renowned permanent collection.

Museum Hours
Tuesday-Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays

Free Admission
Visit the museum at oberlin.edu/amam 
See all upcoming exhibitions at oberlin.edu/amam/exhibitions.html 


Exhibitions

July 14, 2018 to December 16, 2018

Barbara Bloom, Photo by Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Barbara Bloom: THE RENDERING (H x W x D =)

At the invitation of FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, New York-based artist Barbara Bloom has created a work specifically for the Ellen Johnson Gallery, on view July 14 through December 16.
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July 14, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Juan Araujo, Photo by Field Studio

Juan Araujo: Redwood

Venezuela-born artist Juan Araujo has created a site-specific installation for the Weltzheimer/Johnson House that incorporates its history and highlights features of its impeccably balanced mid-century design. The exhibit Redwood is on view through September 30 at the Weltzheimer/Johnson House.
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July 14, 2018 to September 30, 2018

Cui Jie, Photo by Courtesy of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Cui Jie

Urban architectural form is the focus of Shanghai-based artist Cui Je, who will present her first solo exhibition in the United States. This collection features paintings, drawings, and 3D printed sculptures on view from July 14 to September 30, in the Baron Gallery.
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July 28, 2018 to December 23, 2018

“The Path” by Yang Yongliang, Photo by Yang Yongliang

Worlds Apart: Nature and Humanity under Deconstruction

Works by three contemporary artists—Yang Yongliang, Sandra Eula Lee, and Yun-Fei Ji—express visions of the fractured relationship between humanity and nature arising in the wake of rapid economic development in East Asia.
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July 11, 2018 to December 23, 2018

“Charisma is the perfume of your gods” by Barbara Kruger, Photo by Courtesy of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Barbara Bloom in Context: Works from the Pictures Generation

This exhibition of 30 works from the Pictures Generation artists complements and complicates Barbara Bloom’s installation, opening up avenues toward understanding of what THE RENDERING—of images, objects, and architectural space—might mean.
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July 11, 2018 to December 23, 2018

”Woman in Optimum Blue” by Derrick Adams, Photo by Courtesy of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Radically Ordinary: Scenes from Black Life in America Since 1968

This exhibition, featuring 80 works of art by noted African American painters, photographers, videographers and more, explores the representation of black life since the most turbulent year in our country’s modern history.
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July 11, 2018 to December 23, 2018

Ainu Woman in Biratori, Hokkaido, Japan in 1908, Photo by Courtesy of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Japan 1908: Photographs by Arnold Genthe

Photographer Arnold Genthe (1869–1942) spent six months in Japan, taking pictures of its people and landscapes. This exhibition presents a selection of photographs from that visit—idyllic natural vistas, bustling street scenes, and more.
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July 24, 2018 to December 23, 2018

Untitled (Louvre, Paris), 1986, by Adam Fuss, Photo by Courtesy of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

A Different Kind of Picture: Pinhole Photography by Adam Fuss

Photographer Adam Fuss presents his pinhole photographs of classical sculptures taken at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and elsewhere to show new ways to capture and photograph these ancient subjects.
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May 19, 2018 to December 23, 2018

Henry Ossawa Tanner’s Flight into Egypt, Photo by Courtesy of the Allen Memorial Art Museum

Recent Acquisition: Henry Ossawa Tanner’s Flight into Egypt

The Allen Memorial Art Museum acquired the first painting by African American artist Henry Ossawa Tanner in its collection in 2017. Flight Into Egypt depicts the Holy Family fleeing to Egypt following King Herod’s decree that all the young boys in Bethlehem should be killed.
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Regular Events

The museum organizes a variety of public programs in connection with exhibitions and for Oberlin College and the local community. These events are always free and open to the public.


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